Germany

27Sep 2017

Please join us for a stimulating talk with German Consul General Thomas H. Meister and Member of German Parliament, MdB Dagmar Freitag (SPD), also Chairperson of the Parliamentary Group USA, about the recent German elections on Thursday, October 5, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. at L’Alliance Française, 427 Lovett Boulevard, Houston, TX  77006. After Germany’s elections, […]

15Sep 2017

The Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts at the University of Houston is hosting A Moores to Mendelssohn Celebration, a FREE recital featuring students from the Hochschule fuer Musik und Theatre “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy,” a Moores School of Music partner school in Leipzig, on Monday, October 2, 2017, in Dudley Recital Hall, Moores School […]

15Aug 2017

Come and hear the Gyldfeldt Quartet from the Leipzig Conservatory at the University of Music and Theatre Leipzig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy on September 30, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. at Duncan Recital Hall, Shepherd School of Music, at Rice University. The Gyldfeldt Quartet was founded by violinists August-Gyldfeldt Magnusson and Jonas Reinhold, violist Yağmur Erdoğan and cellist […]

26Jul 2017

We cordially welcome Consul General Thomas H. Meister to his post in Houston.  His domain will encompass the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.  We wish him a lucky hand in all his endeavors, and that he will find out the true meaning of the native American word Texas: “friend.”  You can […]

19Jun 2017

Leipzig.  Franziska von Sohl. Two new records: international visitors and ticket sales This year’s Leipzig Bach Festival drew to a close on June 18 with a performance of the Mass in B Minor by Johann Sebastian Bach in St. Thomas’ Church, Leipzig (Germany). Nearly 71,000 visitors attended the 120-plus events that made up the ten-day […]

10Jun 2017

The Bundeswehr is coming to Houston – Commander Colonel Ingo Kresser of the German Air Force Air Defense Center (GAFADC), based at Fort Bliss (TX) and Fort Sill (OK), and Deputy Commander of the GAFADC based at Fort Bliss, Lieutenant Colonel Martin Herter, will present their training operations in Texas and Oklahoma at the Houston-Leipzig […]

05May 2017

We have an extra-special program for you at our next meeting on Thursday, May 11, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall of Christ the King Lutheran Church, 2353 Rice Boulevard, Houston, TX  77005:  one of Leipzig’s Buergermeisters is in town, and with his teenage daughter Annalena we’ll have a double header!  Since we […]

05Mar 2017

Murder, Mayhem, and a great Meal – the curse of the Ring continues as potions lead to betrayals, deception, and murder. The Houston-Leipzig Sister City Association cordially invites you to a social gathering and talk with the inimitable Paul Hopper, dramaturg at the Houston Grand Opera on Götterdämmerung – The Twilight of Houston Grand Opera’s Ring […]

02Mar 2017

Come together and celebrate Houston’s first German Disco Party Join us for an evening of fun and great music – you’ll have a great time! Dress up as the Schlager-Queen or Disco-King of the night and enter our Costume Contest for a chance to win a special prize. Complimentary appetizers will be served, cash bar […]

02Mar 2017

Boris Ruge, Minister and Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Washington, D.C. will present and discuss Germany’s perspective on international trade relations. Mr. Boris Ruge has been the Minister and Deputy Chief of Mission of the German Embassy in Washington, D.C. since 2016. Before his appointment to […]

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